The Witness Chair

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1936
  • Running time: 64 min
The Witness Chair is a 1936 courtroom drama film directed by George Nicholls, Jr., starring Ann Harding and Walter Abel. After this movie, Harding briefly retired from films, and the following year she married symphony conductor Werner Janssen.

The Witness Chair is a 1936 courtroom drama film directed by George Nicholls, Jr., starring Ann Harding and Walter Abel. After this movie, Harding briefly retired from films, and the following year she married symphony conductor Werner Janssen.

Original Release

04/17/1936

US Release

04/17/1936

Cast

Ann Harding Paula Young
Walter Abel James 'Jim' Trent / James Trent
Douglass Dumbrille Stanley Whittaker
Margaret Hamilton Grace Franklin
Frances Sage Constance 'Connie' Trent / Constance Trent
Moroni Olsen Lieutenant Poole / Lt. Poole
William Benedict Benny Ryan
Paul Harvey Prosecuting Attorney Martin / Martin
Frank Jenks Roy Levino
Murray Kinnell Defense Attorney Conrick
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

George Nichols Jr.

Writers

Rian James, Rita Weiman, Gertrude Purcell

Cast

Ann Harding Paula Young
Walter Abel James 'Jim' Trent / James Trent
Douglass Dumbrille Stanley Whittaker
Margaret Hamilton Grace Franklin
Frances Sage Constance 'Connie' Trent / Constance Trent
Moroni Olsen Lieutenant Poole / Lt. Poole
William Benedict Benny Ryan
Paul Harvey Prosecuting Attorney Martin / Martin
Frank Jenks Roy Levino
Murray Kinnell Defense Attorney Conrick
Charles Arnt Mr. Henshaw
Maxine Jennings Tillie Jones
William Bailey Court Bailiff
Barlowe Borland Mr. O'Neil
Alan Curtis Reporter in Coutroom
Jack Gargan Laughing Reporter
Fred Kelsey Detective Costigan
Mike Lally Prosecutor's Assistant
Louise Latimer Reporter in Courtroom
Edward LeSaint Judge McKenzie

Producers

Samuel J. Briskin Executive Producer
Cliff Reid Producer

Editors

William Morgan

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